Easy Plum Cake


A super delicious cake, which is a great way of using plums when in-season. A buttery sponge cake is topped with plums, cinnamon, and sugar, before being baked to perfection. Serve with cream or whipped cream.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
1 cake


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 12 medium Italian plums, halved and pitted

  • 1 ½ tablespoons cinnamon sugar, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10-inch springform pan.

  2. Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl and sift on top of the butter mixture. Mix to combine. Transfer batter into the prepared springform pan and smooth out.

  3. Set plums inside batter, cut-side up, and sprinkle evenly with cinnamon sugar.

  4. Bake in preheated oven on the lowest rack until a skewer comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Serve warm or cool to room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
13g Fat
45g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 193mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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